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Winging It

In this amazing, free-flying presentation, a variety of exotic and native birds will demonstrate their natural abilities and some will even soar right over your head! With the help of these fine feathered ambassadors, trainers will clear up fact from fiction. We'll keep you on your talons with audience participation and pop quizzes, fun and fascinating conservation facts and tips on how people can help protect wildlife and animal habitats.

Winging It Show Schedule 2023

The bird show and Sea Lion Show take place in the Lichtenstein Sea Lion Arena at alternating times. Admission is $3.95/person. See below for more ticket information. Shows are approximately 20 minutes long.

Summer Shows

Daily, May 26 through Aug. 20
9:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. (No 9:15 a.m. show on Tuesdays)

Fall Shows

Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 26-Oct. 1
9:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.

Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 2-
9:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.


Tickets: $3.95/person (ages 2+); Children under age 2 are free.

Zoo members may redeem their Member Tickets for show tickets at the ticket booth.

Winging It is included in the Adventure Pass.

About Tickets

Tickets can be purchased at the Arena ticket booth at Sea Lion Sound. The show is first-come, first-served. Seating is limited. The schedule is weather permitting and subject to change.

Service animals are not permitted at Winging It. Click for more info.

Featured Animals

Some birds you may see in the show include:

  • Red-tailed Hawk

  • American Barn Owl

  • Black-Crowned Night Heron

  • African Grey Parrot

  • Harris's Hawk

  • White-bellied Stork

  • Bald Eagle